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A Student’s Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions

24th July 2019

If you complete a training contract at a city law firm, there is a strong chance you could spend some […]

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Studying economics? A career in law might be for you.

19th July 2019

When I started studying Economics at university, I immediately jumped on the bandwagon and joined the rest of my classmates […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee – Natasha Lindon

24th June 2019

Q. What University did you attend? University of Bristol. Q. What subject did you study? I studied LLB Law, and […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee, Beth Watkinson

28th May 2019

What University did you attend? Edinburgh University. What subject are you studying? I studied Law. When do you join as […]

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5 Minutes with Future Trainee, Matthew Rees

28th May 2019

What University did you attend? Oxford University (Trinity College). What subject are you studying? Law, undergraduate and postgraduate. When do […]

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A Secondment to Singapore – what to expect

23rd May 2019

One of the (many) important reasons I chose to train at Shearman is the range of international opportunities on offer. […]

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What do you do in the first two weeks of your Training Contract?

11th February 2019

By Josie Good My first two weeks at Shearman have been really exciting. In the first week, all the trainees […]

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From Shakespeare to The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Why an English Degree is Good Preparation for a Career in Law

7th February 2019

Studying English? Worried you’re now irreparably unemployable? Have no fear. Studying English gives you a (maybe unexpectedly) broad range of […]

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Studying History? You Should Consider a Career in Law

2nd January 2019

As a history student you are often the butt of the employability jokes. I remember there were lots of memes […]

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Top 10 Blogs of 2018

28th December 2018

Throughout 2018 we have created a number of blogs. Many have been written to help you with your training contract […]

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5 Reasons Why Theology Students Make Good Lawyers

17th December 2018

I studied an undergraduate degree in Theology before starting my training contract at Shearman & Sterling. Like many Theology students, […]

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A Guide to Legal Project Management – Whiteboard Wednesday

17th December 2018

TRANSCRIPT: A GUIDE TO LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT (LPM) Well, hello, everyone. Welcome to another Whiteboard Wednesday. My name’s Anthony Widdop, […]

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Why Trainee Solicitors Need to be Resilient

16th November 2018

What is resilience? Resilience is the ability to face failures and setbacks without allowing them to dominate your life. In […]

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Tricky Trainee Scenarios Quiz

28th September 2018

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What we are looking for from candidates on a Vacation Scheme

27th September 2018

When you take part in a vacation scheme, it’s important that you know what the law firm is looking for, […]

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